Cool Shops in Downtown LA?

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  1. jhateball

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    Hey there....longtime creeper longtime caller.

    The wife is taking me to Downtown LA (staying at the Freehand which seems pretty central) and I was wondering if anybody had any recommendations for where to check out.

    I'm obviously a big fan of Japanese Vinyl, but I'd also love to check out hobby shops, vintage stuff, thrifty/junk toys, and plenty of stuff in-between. If anybody's got the tip on whatever the next Span of Sunset-style shop may be down there, I'd be forever grateful.

    Thanks a bunch, SB.
     
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    Little Tokyo has quite a few good shops. There’s a shop across from the gundam/ sofubi store that I scored the little Frankie gashapon from.
     
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    anime jungle (they are on instagram too) q-pop shop is right across the hall too! maybe hit up toy art gallery see if you can pop in and check out the showroom!
     
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    Wow thanks you guys....I'll definitely check those out and report back on any scores or fun stuff. Thanks!
     
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    i got a text a couple hours ago about a new shop opening this winter in little tokyo focusing on on designer toys as well as vintage. TAG was my go-to but since then no ones stepped up

    just a lot of funko pops
     
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    Man, California gets all the fun stuff.

    Everywhere else that you see: ‘designer toy and vintage’, it’s d*nnys and old funko crap. Maybe a GI Joe
     
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